News of Note—Verizon, Cox, Wide Open West and more

news of note

> Nielsen will begin crediting video content distributed on Facebook, Hulu and YouTube in Digital Content Ratings, allowing participating TV and digital publisher clients to capture incremental viewing. FierceBroadcasting story

> House Democrats sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to provide answers regarding reports that certain FCC actions have been made with “preferential treatment” of Sinclair. FierceBroadcasting story

> WOW says the pending sale of its Chicago fiber network to Verizon put it into a better position to expand business services while shedding an asset it did not see as strategic to its broader goals. FierceTelecom story

> Verizon announced its Virtual Network Services (VNS) will now work on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, which the company said will give its enterprise and government customers “end-to-end visibility and the control needed to effectively manage mobile-to-cloud transactions.” FierceTelecom story

> Cox Communications will launch of the Cox Digital Academy, which provides free online educational resources and training to increase digital competency in education, jobs, housing and social media. Telecompaper story